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window leak

Post by Old PDQ Message Board » Mon Apr 26, 2004 7:28 am

window leak

Posted by Nando Iannarelli on January 27, 2004 at 15:08:00:

Does anyone have any experience with addressing a leaking wrap around salon
window? PDQ 36.

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Re: window leak Lee Henderson 15:40:49 01/31/04 (0)
Re: window leak Dan White 02:58:20 01/28/04 (0)

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Re: window leak

Posted by Lee Henderson on January 31, 2004 at 15:40:00:
In Reply to: window leak posted by Nando Iannarelli on January 27, 2004 at
15:08:00:


There are a couple articles in the POA Newsletter - Fall 2003 on PDQ Window
repair. You night take a look at them. I replaced all my windows about 5 years
ago myself and have had no leaks ever since. Trick #1 is to use Automotive
Window calking. That's the same stuf they use to instal a window on your car

Trick #2 is not to screw the windows down tight. Screw them down so the calking
seeps out but stop when you have a quarter to an eight inch distance between the
window and the fiberglass. Then let the calking set up. Trick #3 is not to use
countersinked screws. This sets up a weak point at the screw. Use a flat head
screw with a small washer, all stainless. With this approach you will not have
any problems.

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Re: window leak

Post by Rauschabout » Sun Apr 07, 2019 9:41 am

Hello. Here it is 2019 and we are needing to seal salon windows. We saw your post, do you still recommend that process? Thank you.

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